Multi-Day and Region Severe Weather Event

A multi-day weather event with severe storms and heavy rainfall will impact several parts of the country. Today, an enhanced risk of severe storms capable of a few strong tornadoes and wind damage are forecast across the central Gulf Coast states. Flash Flooding is also possible from the central Gulf Coast to the Ohio Valley. These threats will press eastward towards the East Coast on Friday.
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Last Update: 349 PM CDT Thu Apr 18 2019

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8NM ESE Chicago IL

Marine Zone Forecast

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM CDT FRIDAY THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...
Tonight
North winds 10 to 20 kt increasing to gales to 35 kt after midnight. Slight chance of rain. Waves 1 to 3 ft building to 6 to 9 ft occasionally to 12 ft.
Friday
North gales to 35 to 40 kt. Partly sunny. Waves 7 to 10 ft occasionally to 13 ft building to 8 to 12 ft occasionally to 16 ft.
Friday Night
North gales to 35 kt easing to 30 kt late in the evening. Partly cloudy. Waves 8 to 11 ft occasionally to 14 ft subsiding to 5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10 ft after midnight.
Saturday
North winds to 30 kt easing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Sunny. Waves 5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10 ft subsiding to 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft in the afternoon.
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Last Update: 349 PM CDT Thu Apr 18 2019
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